Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1736–99), American revolutionary from Virginia. As a member of the Continental Congress 1774–76, he was noted as an orator. He is best remembered for an impassioned speech in which he urged the colonies into readiness with the statement “Give me liberty, or give me death.”
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.